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fiberglass

, fiber glass (fi'ber-glas?)
Material made from fine fibers of glass and having many industrial uses, e.g., as insulation. The fibers are irritating and potentially damaging to the skin and lungs. Fiberglass is used in health care in the construction of orthopedic casts and splints.
Synonym: fibrous glass
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Repair of acrylic resin denture base reinforced with glass fibre. J Prosthet Dent 1998;80(5):546-50.
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When a particle that is coupled to the glass fibre is irradiated with a laser in such a way that it emits light of a particular sense of rotation, the emitted light will thus propagate into just one particular direction inside the glass fibre -- either to the left or to the right.
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With a view to removing these concerns, the parties offered to divest two of Owens Corning's glass fibre reinforcements plants located in Battice, Belgium and in Birkeland, Norway.
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